Preston is the Training Vehicle Mechanic here at Interstate. It takes a lot of maintenance to keep trucks running properly and Preston takes care of our fleet. He is also a former student.
Bubba Aguirre is a former State of Minnesota Department of Public Safety Driving Examiner. He now works full time for the Minnesota Department of Commerce and former Red Cross CPR Instructor. Bubba is on a medical leave for the time being and not active as an instructor but we hope his health improves and he can come back to assist us in the future.
Tim Hoskin is a former Interstate student and has been an instructor at Interstate for over 10 years. Tim is an avid sportsman so do not expect to see him at Interstate the first week of deer season. Tim spends a lot of his free time on his motorcycle. Tim helps our students every day with his extremely positive attitude and his passion to help people succeed.
Josh is in charge of scheduling Recruiter Visits from over 40 different trucking companys looking to hire our students. He also manages our Online Training Program and social media. In addition, he uses his talents to produce our instructional videos. He is very talanted at his video work creating up to date and accurate videos for our training. Josh is a dad of two boys and a Vikings & Twins baseball fan.
Melissa is a paralegal and our office manager. She has extensive experience in the corporate world and is in charge of working with the VA. and our Veterans that are taking training with help from the G.I. Bill benefits.Melissa enjoys riding her quarter horse, "Foley", and babysitting her grandsons Silas, Miles and Eli.
Pat has been licensed as an instructor by the Minnesota Dept of Public Safety for many years. He is our training coordinator and works with students to see how they are progressing and guide through the training process. Pat has been working for Bill Collins for over 25 years. He is very knowledgeable and passionate about his job. Pat enjoys his Mustang convertable during the summer months.